Job openings

Jobs at Swiss representations in the U.S. will be published here.

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) regulary seeks qualified and motivated employees.

Job vacancies will be published through the state job web portal. You can tailor your search towards your requirements through various search criteria.

State job portal (de, fr, it)

Embassy of Switzerland in Washington D.C.

Permanent Position:

The Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of America is looking for a Media and Communications Manager (PDF, 296.1 kB).

Starting date: March 1, 2018 (or around)

To Apply:
Please send your résumé, a letter of interest relevant to your qualifications for the position as described in the pdf document above, two or more letters of recommendation, and salary expectations as soon as possible, but no later than Thursday, January 25, 2018, in pdf format to: 


Academic Internships:

The Embassy of Switzerland is looking for 8 interns from September 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019. Please take a look at possibilities and requirements on our Academic Internships page

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

Permanent Position:

The Swiss Business Hub USA Team is looking for a 
Trade Commissioner for Investment Promotion / FDI (100%)
Starting date: March 1st, 2018 (or to be discussed) 

To Apply:
Please send your resume, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than January 31st, 2018 in electronic format (word or pdf) to


Permanent Position:

The Consulate General of Switzerland is looking for a 
Registrar / Archivist (75%) 
Starting date: May 15, 2018 (or upon agreement)

To Apply:
Please send your resume, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than February 28, 2018 in electronic format (word or pdf) to


Academic Internship:

The Consulate General in New York also offers 3 internship positions to qualified candidates in the following sections:

  1. Economic Affairs and Communication
  2. Culture and Education
  3. Swiss Business Hub

The purpose of these academic internships is to offer students or recent graduates an opportunity to discover the activities of a Swiss representation abroad and to become familiar with the diverse aspects of a diplomatic career.

All positions are full-time (40 hours per week) and run for 4 to 6 months. Remuneration for the positions is USD 2,000 per month.

For details and how to apply, read the document on internships.

Internships (PDF, Number of pages 3, 131.0 kB)